By J. -P. Merlet (auth.)
Parallel robots are closed-loop mechanisms proposing first-class performances when it comes to accuracy, speed, stress and skill to govern huge rather a lot. they've been utilized in various functions starting from astronomy to flight simulators and have gotten more and more renowned within the box of machine-tool undefined. This booklet offers an entire synthesis of the newest effects at the attainable mechanical architectures, research and synthesis of this sort of mechanism. it truly is meant for use via scholars (with over a hundred and fifty routines and various web addresses), researchers (with over 650 references and nameless ftp entry to the code of a few algorithms awarded during this ebook) and engineers (for which functional effects, error to prevent, and purposes are presented).
Since the e-book of the 1st version (2000) there was a magnificent elevate when it comes to examine and use of this type of constitution which are pronounced during this ebook. This moment version has been thoroughly overhauled. The preliminary bankruptcy on kinematics has been break up into Inverse Kinematics and Direct Kinematics. a brand new bankruptcy on calibration used to be extra. the opposite chapters have additionally been rewritten to a wide volume. The reference part has been up to date to incorporate round forty five% new works that seemed after the 1st edition.